Living as Citizens of the King: Generosity

January 17, 2016
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Summary

What does it look like to live into eternal life? It looks a lot like the character and quality of the King & the Lord is Generous!
This message deals with Generosity and names Tithing as the touchstone of generosity in the Kingdom.

  • Why do we Tithe? – Deuteronomy 14:22-29
  • What is the King’s portion? Genesis 14:20 & 1 Samuel 8:11-17

Aligning our generosity with God’s model is a subversive act

  • Modeling our finances after the pattern of the world is foolish! Luke 12:16-21
  • Beware of Abacus theology Matt 23:23
  • Generosity is Premeditated, Calculated & Designated (borrowed from Andy Stanley)

Bible References

  • Deuteronomy 14:22 - 29
  • Genesis 14:20 - 20
  • 1 Samuel 8:11 - 17
  • Luke 12:16 - 21
  • Matthew 23:23 - 23